Not to go into too much detail.. but I am pursuing a lawsuit against a vape company for a severe diagnosis; I have done almost everything I need to do on my end before I sign the contingency agreement; the last step is to have a doctor that the lawyer works with examine me to confirm the diagnosis.... Read more »
This is a question that a plaintiff naturally wonders about in any case - what will the settlement or jury verdict be? Your attorney could have a better idea of the value of the case once discovery has been completed and it is ready for the trial calendar. At that point, or possibly sooner,...Read more »
Kansas has a gift card / gift certificate expiration law (KS Stat § 50-6,108) that states:
Gift certificates or gift cards; regulation of; exceptions; definitions. (a) On and after January 1, 2007, no person, firm, partnership, association or corporation shall sell a gift certificate or...Read more »
That seems like a very high level of scrutiny if the account is in your name, you are not married, or don't have joint ties that could come up in any type of reports. In large cities where electric utilities serve millions of ratepayers, they don't generally track each and every member of the...Read more »
That's a very short period of time within which to experience a mechanical problem. As a reputable company, Sears would probably want to work with you toward resolving a problem that materialized so soon after purchase. Ask if they have the means to elevate the issue to a higher level of tech...Read more »
I've been driving across a vacant city lot for 30 years, a business came in and built their building going 10 feet into the easement of the alley. There was no notice when they were going to build this building and block my access into my garage. I am disabled and the situation of not being able to... Read more »
Your statement seems to indicate the following: You have a garage that opens into an alleyway. A business built a bulding that extends into the alleyway that blocks access to your access. Your access has previously included access through a vacant city lot for 30 years. It is a little unclear as...Read more »
Bayview loan servicing acquired our property in 2016. It was originally inc,used in a bankruptcy it we stayed in the home paying the monthly payment. Later, I fell on financial struggles which cause me to get behind in my payments. A short while later I was approved for mortgage modification &... Read more »
My husbands car got stolen back in September and was burnt when the police found it. Our insurance Geico, Totaled The car out to be $10,000 somewhere in that ball park. There’s gap insurance on the car... It’s been going on two months and they are finally finishing up the investigation but... Read more »
The initial sale of the house is to the county for the back taxes. There is a period of time in which the owner of the property may redeem the property. You should contact an attorney immediately to determine (a) when the sale took place; (b) the exact period of redemption you have; (c) the...Read more »
My father passed away almost two years ago. He left a car with a loan on it and the bank has failed to get it. They have set on my mother's property fore almost 2 years now. Is there anything that we can do to take ownership of the car, or file something against the bank for storage fees?
There are appropriate procedures to transfer ownership of the vehicle and to quiet title to the vehicle. How to proceed would depend on the assets involved and the value of the assets involved. If the bank perfected its security interest in the car by recording a lien on the car title, that...Read more »
I bought a car from a guy in Kansas and i have the Bill of Sale, 2 other witnesses, registration papers, and insurance papers. I need to obtain the title but he didn't have it and to him it'll take him $200 to obtain them since he says he needs to drive to Topeka to sign papers. I call BS on that.... Read more »
The only way to obtain a title if he doesn't provide one is to file a quiet title suit. A quiet title suit is a legal proceeding where you ask the court to declare you the owner of the vehicle. Kansas legal services has a guide on how to file these suits. Here is a link to that information:...Read more »
We have a company that takes our recyclable material and are to pay us per pound of useable material. Our last service agreement that was signed was in 2013. We received a steady flow of income from this company from 5/12-10/14. After 10/14 we did not receive any more income but they were still... Read more »
Written contracts typically have a clause saying they cannot be modified or amended except in writing. If that is the case with the 2013 service contract, the claimed oral waiver is invalid as a matter of law and you can enforce the contractual payment obligation.
Chances are pretty decent that they will sue and then seek to garnish either a bank account or your wages (both of which have previously been provided to them by the borrower) if the loan is not paid back.
Very rarely would they go to the trouble to actually try to intercept the tax return - a bit tricky. More likely they will sue you, get a judgment in the court, and then file a garnishment on your bank account or wages. That is the order they would have to proceed - and they could send ongoing...Read more »
staying at a hotel, person went to front desk, was issued a key, then went into my room, took over 1000 dollars of my belongings, took personal information which was used to takeover my bank account. The person was not on my reservation nor on the list of people allowed in my room. I was offered... Read more »
I had a vinyl floor installed from The Floor Project store in my kitchen on Wednesday. The store set up the instillation. I paid for the flooring at the store ($400) and the instillation at my home($410). I had a friend who stayed at my home during the instillation. I was at work. When I returned... Read more »
Depends on the situation but if they don't have a dime it could be a waste of your time.
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